Atlanta, GA Jacob "Jake" A. Cardiello, age 23, of Atlanta, GA passed away June 13, 2021. He was preceded in death by his paternal grandmother, Karen Cardiello. He is survived by his father, Joseph Cardiello, Lutz, FL; mother, Kerri and step-father, Bryan O'Kelley, Suwanee, GA; brother, Josh Cardiello, Suwanee, GA; step-sister, Ashley (Matt) Cash, Gainesville, GA; step-brother, Hunter O'Kelley, Monroe, GA; paternal grandpa, Joseph G. Cardiello, Houston, TX; maternal grandfather, Larry A. Ries, Dunedin, FL; maternal grandmother, Linda Ries, Dunedin, FL; step-grandparents, Kathy (Warren "Buddy") Atkins, Yalaha, FL; step-grandparents, Jan (Jerry) Evans Raleigh, NC; several aunts, uncles and cousins. Jacob was born May 31, 1998 in Dunedin, FL. He was a 2016 graduate of Buford High School and a 2019 graduate of University of Georgia with a Bachelors Degree in Finance. He was employed with Dematic as a Global Financial Analyst , Atlanta, GA and was previously employed with TK Elevator as a financial analyst for one and a half years. As a child Jake loved baseball and basketball. He then played football at Buford High School. He recently developed a passion for tennis. He was a member of the Theta Chi chapter of Delta Sigma Phi at UGA. Jake was a Christian and grew up attending North Point Community Church/Brownsbridge. A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 11:30 a.m., Saturday, June 19, 2021 at First Baptist Church, 4450 Hamilton Mill Road, Buford, GA with Pastor Stephen Fountain officiating. The family will receive friends from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Friday, June 18, 2021 at the church. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Jacob's memory to the Extra Special People Foundation, an organization that was dear to his heart. See link below.